…. Voters on both sides of the “leave” and “remain” camp have voiced varied reasons for their votes. But some polls suggest that the most important issue that concerned Brexit voters had to do with immigration.
The video above suggests that at least some Brexit supporters voted to leave the E.U. to prevent Muslims from immigrating to Britain. In the video, reporter Ciaran Jenkins from Channel 4 News spoke with an unidentified man from Barnsley, England, who explained that his motivation for leaving the E.U. had to do with preventing Muslims from immigrating to Britain. The majority of people from Barnsley voted to leave the E.U.
The unidentified man said: “It’s all about immigration. It’s not about trade or Europe or anything like that, it’s all about immigration. It’s to stop the Muslims coming into this country. Simple as that.” [The Washington Post] Read more